achieve a higher degree of success achieve Tomorrow’s Dentistry…Today through postgraduate and continuing dental education programmes at the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong achieve a higher degree of success Your partner in life-long learning The Faculty of Dentistry at The University of Hong Kong has been offering postgraduate and continuing dental education for about three decades. Our distinguished teaching staff, who hail from all corners of the globe, are committed to providing life-long education to local and international professionals alike. Delivered in English and covering all dental disciplines, our up-to-date curricula integrate theory and practice and allow us to nurture future generations of competent and compassionate leaders. I encourage you to take advantage of our programmes to further your career and personal development, so you can achieve Tomorrow’s Dentistry…Today. —Prof Thomas Flemmig, HKU Dean of Dentistry Research postgraduate programmes Our well-established interdisciplinary research postgraduate programmes lead to the degrees of Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and address a wide range of issues related to oral health. Our research activities are aligned with HKU’s University Strategic Research Themes, and our research groups are organised according to the following three themes: Biomedical and Tissue Engineering; Infection and Immunity; and Public Health and Healthy Ageing. Applicants may enrol in one of those groups and can contact the relevant group convenor. Alternatively, they may enrol in one of the Faculty’s specialty-based research groups listed below and can contact the appropriate advisor: Endodontics Implantology Dental Materials Science Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dental Public Health Oral Biosciences General Dentistry Oral Rehabilitation Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics Paediatric Dentistry Periodontology Online details can be found at http://facdent.hku.hk/index.php/learning/rpg/prospectus/. University graduates of any discipline can apply, and enrolment is not restricted to dental graduates. A limited number of postgraduate scholarships are available by competition. —Prof Lijian Jin, Associate Dean for Research, Innovation, and Enterprise Taught postgraduate programmes Three levels of taught postgraduate programmes are offered at the HKU Faculty of Dentistry: Master of Science, Master of Dental Surgery, and Advanced Diploma. Nine of our taught postgraduate programmes form part of the training pathways to become a dental specialist in Hong Kong. All our courses continue to generate a high level of interest among dental practitioners both locally and overseas. Programme Mode Director E-mail MSc in Community Dentistry* FT, 1 year PT, 2 years Prof ECM Lo [email protected] MSc in Dental Materials Science# FT, 1 year Dr JP Matinlinna [email protected] MSc in General Dentistry (not offered in 2014-15) FT, 1 year MSc in Implant Dentistry (local dentists only) PT, 2 years Dr N Mattheos [email protected] MDS in Endodontics* FT, 3 years Prof GSP Cheung [email protected] MDS in Implant Dentistry FT, 3 years Dr N Mattheos [email protected] MDS in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery* FT, 3 years Dr WWS Choi [email protected] MDS in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics* (not offered in 2014-15) FT, 3 years Dr BS Khambay [email protected] MDS in Paediatric Dentistry* FT, 3 years Prof CKY Yiu [email protected] MDS in Periodontology* FT, 3 years Prof EF Corbet [email protected] MDS in Prosthodontics* FT, 3 years Dr EHN Pow [email protected] Adv Dip in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery* FT, 2 years Dr WWS Choi [email protected] Adv Dip in Orthodontics* PT, 2 years Dr BS Khambay [email protected] FT=Full-time PT=Part-time * Counts as part of the specialist training pathway of seven relevant dental specialties recognised in Hong Kong # The MSc in Dental Materials Science is offered to both dentists and non-dentists and does not involve patient contact Applicants should refer to http://facdent.hku.hk/index.php/learning/tpg/prospectus for the online prospectus for the programme syllabuses, entry criteria, and closing dates, and can contact the relevant programme director for any specific queries. —Prof Nabil Samman, Associate Dean for Postgraduate and Continuing Education Continuing dental education & continuing professional development The HKU Faculty of Dentistry offers regular seminars and courses for continuing dental education and continuing professional development. Such events are usually locally accredited for CME/CPD points, and they are led by Faculty staff, visiting lecturers, and guest speakers who are at the forefront in their disciplines. An emphasis is placed on the critical appraisal and practical application of the latest research evidence and discussion of current policies and best practices. Regular continuing dental education series during the academic year include “Advances in Clinical Dentistry and Related Sciences” seminars. Special summer courses are also available in some disciplines. The full schedule for our continuing dental education programme is continually updated and can be found in the Faculty’s CDE website (http://facdent.hku.hk/cde). Online registration and payment is also conducted through the Faculty’s CDE website. —Prof Nabil Samman, Associate Dean for Postgraduate and Continuing Education Faculty of Dentistry The University of Hong Kong Prince Philip Dental Hospital 34 Hospital Road Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong facdent.hku.hk facebook.com/facdent Enquiries: Postgraduate programmes Continuing dental education Tel: (852) 2859 0347 Tel: (852) 2859 0330 Fax: (852) 2517 0544 Fax: (852) 2517 0544 [email protected] [email protected] © 2014 Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong. This leaflet has been prepared by the Faculty Knowledge Exchange Unit and is for informational use only; the information set out is an expression of intent and should not be taken as a firm offer or undertaking. The Faculty and HKU accept no responsibility for errors or omissions. The HKU Faculty of Dentistry reserves the right to make alterations to any information contained within this leaflet without notice.
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